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MBA/MFA

Degree Requirements

MBA Program Outline

Required Core 6
Menu Core 15-21
Capstone Core 1.5-3.0
Elective Courses 21-28.5
Total 51

MFA Program Outline

Core Courses 46
Elective Courses 14
Total 60

Sample Program Sequence - Summary

  Fall Spring Summer

First Year

MBA Core (15) and H68.2007 Introduction to Production Management (2)

MBA Menu Core and Electives (16.5 - 18)

MFA Courses (10)

Second Year

MFA Core (18)

MFA Core (18)

MFA Thesis Work

Third Year

MFA Core and MBA Electives (18)

MFA Electives, MBA Electives and MBA Capstone Core (13.5-18)

 

Total credits required to complete both degrees = 111

Sample Program Sequence - Details

111 total credits

First Year (Stern)

Modules Courses Credits
Fall: Register at Stern
September – December
(17 credits)  
Business Writing Proficiency (summer)
Launch
Team Communication
COR1-GB.1305 Statistics and Data Analysis
COR1-GB.1306 Financial Accounting and Reporting

Menu core courses:
COR1-GB.2301 Strategy
COR1-GB.1303 Firms and Markets
COR1-GB.2311 Foundations of Finance

GFMTV-GT.2007 Introduction to Production Management
0
0
0
3
3


3
3
3
 
2
Spring: Register at Stern
February – May
(16.5-18 credits)  
Menu core courses:
COR1-GB.2311 Foundations of Finance
COR1-GB.2314 Operations Management 
COR1-GB.2303 The Global Economy
COR1-GB.1302 Leadership in Organizations

MKTG-GB.2119 Entertainment and Media Industries
MBA1 Elective
MKTG-GB.2313 Craft and Commerce of Cinema*

3
3
3
3

1.5
3
3
Summer: Register at Tisch
May – August
(10 credits)

FMTV-GT.2043 Sight and Sound: Filmmaking
FMTV-GT.2084 Script Analysis

5
5

*Highly recommended

Second Year (Tisch)

Modules Courses Credits
Fall: Register at Tisch
September – December
(18 credits)
H68.2103 Producing the Short Narrative Film
H68.2134 Directing
GFMTV-GT.2085 Fundamentals of Screenwriting I
H68.2169 Narrative Sound
H68.2116 Cinematography: Studio Lighting I
H68.2101 Narrative Ending
GFMTV-GT.2125 Aesthetics: Narrative Film Style
2
3
3
2
2
2
2
Spring: Register at Tisch 
February – May
(18 credits)
GFMTV-GT.2008 Festivals, Marketing and Financing the
Short Film
GFMTV-GT.2137 Directing, Master Class
GFMTV-GT.2104 Financing and Producing the Independent Feature
GFMTV-GT.2247 Directing Projects
GFMTV-GT.2236 Entertainment Business Law
GFMTV-GT.2170 Post-Production Sound
2

6
2
4
2
2
Summer: Register at Tisch 
May – August
(0 credits)

The second summer will be spent at the Kanbar Institute producing films related to fulfilling thesis requirements.

 

Third Year (Tisch/Stern)

Modules Courses Credits
Fall: Register at Tisch
September – December
(18 credits)
MBA2 Electives and MFA Core

18

Spring: Register at Stern
February – May
(13.5-18 credits)
MBA2 Electives and Kanbar Electives
COR2-GB.3101 Professional Responsibility OR BSPA-GB.3301 Ethical and Legal Challenges of the Modern Corporation

12-16.5
1.5-3.0